Cops search for suspects in deadly teen shooting in Brooklyn

Screenshot of survailance footage showing the two suspects in a Brookyln shooting flee the scene. Credit: DCPI
Screenshot of survailance footage showing the two suspects in a Brookyln shooting flee the scene. Credit: DCPI

Police are searching for two suspects who got in a deadly argument with a teenager in Brooklyn early Saturday morning.

Kamau Chandler, 17, was found with a gunshot wound to the head and the chest just after 4 a.m. on Fulton Street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn.

Chandler, of Coney Island, was taken to Interfaith hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Cops said Chandler and his friends were walking down Fulton Street when they were approached by two suspects from behind. The group began to argue and one of the suspects, believed to be a black male in his twenties, pulled out a gun and shot Chandler.

The first suspect, who is thin with short hair, was wearing an orange shirt with a dark strip on it.

He and the second suspect, a tall black male wearing a navy blue cut-off hoody, fled the scene.

Cops ask anyone with information to call NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

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